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The Future of Indonesia

31 August 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft, Andreas Harsono, and Norman...

What can we expect from President Joko Widodo’s second presidential term?

Take It From Me: Will Kostakis and Sally Rugg

31 August 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Jess McGuire, Will Kostakis, and Sally Rugg

Host and dispenser of sexy advice Jess McGuire brings together Will Kostakis and Sally Rugg – two wise and...

Antisemitism

2 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft, Dvir Abramovich, and Deborah...

The past decade has seen an alarming rise in antisemitic sentiment the world over – with violent attacks...

Blak & Bright: Change the Date? A Hypothetical

5 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Nayuka Gorrie, Yvette Holt, Gregory Phillips,...

Blaktivists vs Blakademics argue the toss. Should Australia Day happen on 26 January, or not – and why?

Blak & Bright: Official Opening: Read a Blak Book Lately?

6 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Daniel Browning and Evelyn Araluen

We open this year’s Blak & Bright festival with a Welcome to Country, ceremonial song and speeches.

Take It From Me: Sacha Horler and Yumi Stynes

6 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Jess McGuire, Sacha Horler, and Yumi Stynes

Host and dispenser of sexy advice Jess McGuire will bring together Sacha Horler and Yumi Stynes – two wise...

Blak & Bright: Treaty, Yeah

7 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Ali Cobby Eckermann, Ellen van Neerven, Lidia...

Victoria is embarking on a Treaty process, the first of the states to do so.

Take It From Me: Bella Green and Ronnie Scott

7 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Jess McGuire, Bella Green, and Ronnie Scott

Host and dispenser of sexy advice Jess McGuire will bring together Bella Green and Ronnie Scott – two wise...

We Are United

12 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Rugg, Sista Zai Zanda, Jean Tong, Amos...

Resistance, activism and change are the themes for the opening night of the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival...